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to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama campaign is hitting this area hard with campaign ads about women's issues. "special report" continues after the break. [ male announcer ] there are only so many foods that make kids happy. and even fewer that make moms happy too. with wholesome noodles and bite sized chicken, nothing brings you together li
tight spot because the pentagon claims training afghans to protect their own country is the crucial part of what's left of the u.s. mission there jennifer griffin is with us from the pentagon tonight. jennifer, just last week we were reporting that they were not going to do these things anymore and now all of a sudden more americans are dead of the exact same thing. >> well, general allen essentially reversed his decision after 10 days. essentially because calling off these joint patrols called in to question the entire exit strategy. there is no real way to protect troops from this insider threat. this helmet cam video shows a u.s. soldier recently under fire. he was actually shot but not killed in kunar province. it was a more straightforward fire fight than the kind of attack causing most of the deaths now. in fact, the suicide bomber today that killed 14 was reportedly dressed in an afghan police uniform here is general alan. >> recognizes this is a vulnerability. in iraq the signature weapon system that we hadn't seen before was the ied. we had to adjust to that. here, i think the s
. the pentagon is telling us it happened, it happened in afghanistan in april. afghanistan is a place we have not heard these candidates talk about much, have we? nothing from romney during the republican convention, very little from obama, especially at the u.n. this last week. the debates will likely be a different story because this weekend the death toll for americans in the war surpassed the 2000 mark. the soldier who made the helmet cam video suffered only minor wounds and has returned to duty. but it's amazing that he suffered only minor wounds when you see this incredible story. his fight to survive is gripping. take a look. >> fire! hey! i'm moving down! ah! ah! [ bleep ]! oh! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! ah! [ bleep ] help me! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! i'm hit! >> lest we forget what our men and women have been going through in afghanistan for the last 11 years. joining us now cnn contributor, i need to reiterate the number of times we heard that soldier yelling i'm hit, i'm hit. he was not shot, but the shrapnel from that gun being fired
to the pentagon. the new law that was passed in 2009 was supposed to help make it easier for our service members to register and request an absentee ballot. the inspector general issued a report, of course, about three weeksing that indicated that the pentagon did not implement that law or did not fully implement that law as they were supposed to, and now what we're seeing not only in virginia, but throughout the united states are shockingly low numbers of ballots being requested by military members and their spouses. megyn: so the would-be ballots are not getting to the guys and gals overseas. they're supposed to be setting up these offices overseas in afghanistan where the guys and gals can go get their ballots? >> absolutely. this was supposed to be much like what civilians receive in a driver's license bran. you walk in, and one of the first questions they ask you, would you like to update your voter registration form? when congress passed this law in 2009, they wanted the department of defense to do the exact same thing for service members when they check into a new duty station. why not gi
they looking to cut? no. it gave $3 billion to the pentagon more than what it asked for. the pentagon specifically wanted to cut back or reduce a drone program, a tank program, and a submarine program. the defense department said we do not want these things. we do not need them. the house put them back. this is about, frankly, sending back to the district rather than addressing the country's fiscal needs. yes, the defense budget can be cut. frankly, the defense department knows that. >> the word sequester. i have had people say what does that mean? it is said it will be a disaster for our national security. >> i do not pretend to know. the cutbacks in social security and medicare, those were things i threw into the pot. geoff, he threw in the defense budget. i would not have thought of it because it is so untouchable. what will happen? i do not know. but, i think we have to be spending too much money given what the rest of the world spends. >> what you think of the elected officials in this country, from your position? >> i think some of them are wonderful. a lot of them are trying to
-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering something up. u.s. intelligence knew about the link within 24 hours of the attacks and the now infamous comments by susan rice saying the attacks were not preplanned. not the work of terror, were four days after that. this does not add up. intelligence committee chairman mike rogers is our exclusive guest, but first, elyse has the latest. you have been breaking this, this latest story about the white house choosing to leave information out. what are your sources saying as to why the white house left out key points. like the fact that this was a terrorist attack. >> the kronology, the day after the attack, my sources were telling me this was a preplanned military style assault indication there were terrorists involved. then as the days gone by, even though my sources continued to tell me this was preplan ned, te white house started using these talking points. no sources were saying there wa
and identified. back in may the pentagon struck a harsher tone saying it would consider cyber attacks acts of war. we are awaiting further comment by the white house. a new report timed it dozens of programs operation fast and furious. according to univision, it found links between 57 previously unidentified weapons and a series of murders that took place in mexico, particularly near warren spirits of the weapons were used by drug cartel members to slaughter 14 teenagers at a birthday party. others used in the massacre of 18 men at a rehab center in juarez. more than 2,000 were allowed across the border by the justice department and alcohol and tobacco and firearms in operation fast injurious. just 1202 of those weapons have been recovered. young illegal immigrants are now allowed driver's licensss in california. under a bill that governor jerry brown signed into law just last night. the measure makes an estimated 400,000 illegal immigrants eligible to drive legally in california if they qualify for the obama administration federal work permit program imposed by executive order. no other state ha
debaters in politics. >>> today vice president biden will visit the pentagon to recognize a vehicle that has saved countless lives in iraq and afghanistan. they are called mine resistant, ambush protected vehicles, and they protect service members from hidden roadside bombs. as a senator, biden pushed for the development and use for the vehicles because of the high number of service members being killed by hidden bombs. >>> 4:35 is our time. this week marks ten years since the beginning of the beltway sniper attacks that paralyzed our area. now lee boyd malvo is opening up and goiapologizing for his acti. malvo spoke of the attacks that injured ten and killed three others over a three-week span in 2002. right now he's serving a life sentence without parole in a virginia prison. in the interview, malvo was remorseful, and he took responsibility for his actions. >> i am sorry. i am sorry, and it sounds -- there is no way to express -- there is no way to express that. i mean, what am i going to tell them? i'm sorry i murdered your only child. i'm sorry i killed your husband. i'm sorry
. speaking to the pentagon, defense secretary leon panetta said it appears the assad regime could be moving its weapons stockpiles around the country to sit card against attacks. >> there have been, firing occuh resulted in the fatal wounding of an isaf soldier and the death of a civilian colleague. reports, with regard to some of these fights, there has been some movement in order for the syrians to better secure chemicals. while there has been some limited movement, again, the major sites remain in place, remain secure. >> venezuela is less than one week away from a presidential election. over the weekend, tens of thousands of people turned out four separate rallies led by the rival candidates. tensions escalated on saturday when three supporters of caprille were gunned down. at a rally, hugo chavez condemned the attack and promised an investigation. >> we all have to regret very much the deaths of two people yesterday in a clash over two groups, one in a caravan, the other in the street. two people died. it is very regrettable. i tell all venezuelans, it is not with violence that we face
were almost as liberal as the '60s. what with the big cases? the nixon tapes case. the pentagon cases. they approve school busing. they ended the death penalty in the united states in 1972. a letter back in 1976, and still the most controversial decision of all, 1973 roe v. wade, but said states could no longer ban abortion. it was a seven-2 up in and the only two dissenters and rove v. wade were byron white was appointed by president kennedy and william rehnquist, three of the four next justices were in the majority of will be wait and i think it shows you a lot about where the republican party was in the 1970s. 1975 when douglas stepped out and forward dominic john paul stevens to replace them. in his hearing he was not asked a single question about abortion because he was not part of a political dialogue in the way that later became. the big issue, big change began in 198 1980 that goes with the election of ronald reagan ronald reagan brought with them to washington a very underrated figure in a recent american history, somehow i don't think gets his due as an important person. tha
made the decision to publish the pentagon papers, a classified history of u.s. involvement in vietnam. arthur ochs sulzberger was 86 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. we turn to the presidential campaign, with both candidates awaiting their high-stakes meeting wednesday night. workers prepared the debate space at the university of denver. while the candidates prepared themselves for wednesday night's first face-off. it's to focus on domestic policy and will be moderated by the pbs newshour's own jim leer. republican mitt romney made his way westward from boston with a rally in denver planned for this evening. president obama was in henderson, nevada, getting ready. last night he tried to lower expectations for himself at a rally in las vegas. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who is going to have the best zingers. >> you are! i don't know about that. who is going to put the the most points on the board. >> you are! no, no, governor romney is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> woodruff: by contrast a prominent romney supportin
coming from landmark to get past washington whenever and the -- boulevard and the pentagon. your next check of traffic at 5:24. back to you. >> thank you, beverly. >>> he might have lost his job if he had not hit the last kick last night. the redskins kicker talks about the redskins' narrow win. >> the nationals are oh so close to officially becoming national league east champions. highlights coming up in sports. >>> let's take another look at the question of the day. according to parents magazine, dads are much faster than mom at doing one of these things. is it a, changing diapers, b, making school lunches, or c, putting a newborn to sleep? >> here's a look at a response you posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page. terry writes, i'm going with a. anything that smells that bad you have to be quick. >> they may be quick at it but it might go on backwards. log on to the facebook fan page. we'd love to hear what you think. we will have the answer in our 6:00 show. . >>> 5:21 of the your weather first. a little fog toward martinsburg and hagerstown and rural areas of montgomery county and
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over a billion dollars a day, we in the pentagon don't actually build anything. rely on the sphrail supply chain to develop, build, and ultimately maintain the goods and services upon which the war fighters lives depend as well as the lives of the citizens they defend. so with that in mind, let me turn to the three currents i see courses through the changing industrial base supply chain. simply put, our base is more global, it's more commercial, and it's more financially complex. the real city truer today than it was yesterday. and it will be truer tomorrow than it is today. the defense industry in the suppliers that it is made up of are constantly changing and adapting to the department rierpts, and conditions set phot in the commercial marketplace. this evolution in the base brings with it new and difficult challenges. and it begs for a flexible, adaptive approach to the ever changing realty on the ground. outdating con instructs of the estatic where the u.s. government could dictate certain insurances or impose flexible rules must giveaway to the facts on the ground that the base
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